Detailed explanation of the Cold War A-10A and the Avenger.
95% Cold War related content 5% post Cold War COIN.
I have a somewhat unhealthy obsession with Swedish armored fighting vehicles (although my disease is not quite as bad as T___A's attraction to communist frying pans and the like). By far the most well known Swedish AFV is the Strv 103, one of the more unusual MBT designs from the Cold War.
However, there are also numerous other Swedish armored vehicle designs that I find interesting. Such as the Kranvagn, and the Strv 74.
If you are interested in learning more about Swedish AFVs, I would highly recommend consulting this excellent site. Be warned, most of the documents therein are in Swedish, so at least have google translate open in another tab.
I don't know why, but in 1919 someone wrote a book about tanks in Swedish. It's not in a format that allows me to run it through a translator. Perhaps our resident Swedish tank expert can help us with this one?
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Lets start a thread about the CV-90. Past, present, futur.
Link to the Linström's page about the initial Stridsfordon-90 project :
An interesting SH-MM post about evolution of CV-90 :
And a summary about contenders for the forseen Czech IFV programme :
From a well known blog.